Public Safety

VIDEO: County, City Share Firefighting Resources in North County

| 2:58 PM

“Fires don’t respect the legal boundaries, the city boundaries or the County boundaries, so it’s imperative that we all work together.” A new City-County partnership was established Wednesday out in San Pasqual Valley, where a County Fire Authority station sits. The city of San Diego added a brush fire engine and four fire fighters to […]

Public Safety

Rural Fire Stations Get Four New Quick-Attack Vehicles

| 10:15 AM

San Diego County Fire can now dispatch up to four new quick-attack vehicles to assist CAL FIRE operations when a brush fire breaks out in a hard-to-reach part of the backcountry. The vehicles, known as “patrols” are smaller and faster than a larger engine, but are equipped with all the same basic lifesaving equipment. They […]